Location, Location, Location – Langford Lakes

Langford Lakes Nature Reserve  by Peter Hanscomb Langford Lakes nature reserve comprises four lakes , a stretch of the river Wylye and a water meadow was purchased by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust in 2001. The lakes and surrounding land was the site of a former gravel works during the 1960s / 1970s and the process of [...]

Meet the Model – Brian the Badger

Say hello to Brian the Badger (Meles Meles) Despite being rarely seen during daylight hours ,Badgers are easily recognisable and widespread on the British mainland. The low set animal has a solid frame , black and white striped face with grey body hair and a lighter underside.With an average weight of 15 kg the Badger has [...]

1,500,000

Wow, 1.5 million views , a big thank you to every single person who has contributed, commented or viewed the site. Flo the fox was the very first blog , so this is where it all started........   Say hello to Flo, a fine example of a native British Red Fox. ( Vulpes vulpes ) [...]

Location, Location, Location – Langford Lakes

Langford Lakes Nature Reserve  by Peter Hanscomb Langford Lakes nature reserve comprises four lakes , a stretch of the river Wylye and a water meadow was purchased by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust in 2001. The lakes and surrounding land was the site of a former gravel works during the 1960s / 1970s and the process of [...]

Jo Angell – The Stonechat

The Stonechat by Jo Angell So for the month of February my calendar the photo shows off the beautiful Stonechat. The Stonechat - a striking little bird and similar in size to the Robin. The male being the most striking in colour with a rusty red breast, a darker blackish head and legs. The male [...]